Dr Henry Bennet-Clark

Research Interests

Fellow and Tutor in Biology, St. Catherine’s College, 1978 to 1999; Fellow Emeritus since 1999; Dean 2004 to 2007

Biomechanics, especially of insects, with special reference to jumping: fleas, locusts and the energetics of the jumping of small animals. Bioacoustics, especially of the production of loud-pure-tone songs by crickets and cicadas, and the mechanics of sound transduction and frequency analysis in insect hearing.

Additional Information:

First year teaching of lower chordates, tutorial teaching of the biology of animls, both invertebrates and vertebrates.

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